Ariana: The consignment is worth $500,000 and is expected to reach Germany via Iran and Turkey, said Sayed Masood Sadat, deputy head of Herat Chamber of Commerce and Investment. Click here to read more (external link).
VOA News October 22, 2022 Zheela Noori Roshan Noorzai WASHINGTON — Germany’s announcement that it will take in 1,000 at-risk Afghans with their families from Afghanistan will be challenging, an Afghan lawyer says, because it is becoming increasingly difficult for Afghans to leave Afghanistan. In a joint statement, the German Foreign and Interior ministries announced
Khaama: The new programme will admit 1,000 Afghans per month and their family members, targeting particularly exposed Afghans who are active in women’s and human rights advocacy or those at risk for working in the fields of justice, politics, media, education, culture, sport or science. Click here to read more (external link).
Ayaz Gul VOA News June 7, 2022 Germany urged the global community Tuesday to collectively tell Afghanistan’s Islamist Taliban rulers that they “are heading in the wrong direction” and called for strictly linking any economic aid for the war-torn country to the human rights of Afghans. “The situation is dire and the Taliban are leading
Reuters: The defendants, identified as Sayed H. and Seyed H. under German privacy laws, are accused of luring their 34-year-old sister to meet them last July in Berlin and choking her and cutting her throat, the Berlin prosecutor’s office said. All three siblings had Afghan citizenship and had been living in Germany for several years.
Ariana: Germany has pledged to admit 25,000 Afghans deemed most at risk following the Islamic Emirate if Afghanistan (IEA) takeover in Kabul from about 40,000 such people that European Union states are to accept, according to a letter by a senior EU official. Click here to read more (external link). Related EU countries agree to
Ariana: The UAE was one of only a few country’s that recognized the IEA government in the 1990s, along with Pakistan and Saudi Arabia. Although the UAE has reopened its embassy in Kabul, the Gulf nation is also providing refuge to former Afghan president Ashraf Ghani. Click here to read more (external link). Related German
By RFE/RL Gandhara November 19, 2021 Germany has sent high-ranking diplomats to Kabul to meet with the Taliban for the first time since the militia group took power in Afghanistan. The German Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the country’s special representative for Afghanistan, Jasper Wieck, and ambassador-designate Markus Potzel met on November 18 with high-ranking officials
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty October 13, 2021 Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers have warned U.S. and European envoys that continuing to use sanctions as a means to put pressure on the militant group would trigger a new wave of economic refugees. The acting foreign minister of the Taliban government, Amir Khan Muttaqi, told Western diplomats at talks
Ayaz Gul VOA News August 23, 2021 ISLAMABAD – Germany’s military reported Monday a firefight erupted outside the north gate at Kabul’s airport, with unknown attackers killing one Afghan security officer dead and wounding three others. The German military said its forces and those from the United States were involved in the battle. The airport